‘discuss the role of place in their poetry. A sense of place plays an important role in the initiation of images for many poets. When a poet taps into the depth of their surroundings and is able to create images that bring the reader headlong into the environment that inspired them, it is a rare and blessed experience.’
I am pleased to be featured along with terrific poets like Samual Wagan Watson and Kristin Hannaford.
If you pop over to Another Lost Shark you can read my take on place in poetry (and the other poets who are from all over Queensland).
He has tweaked and twiddled with the methodology to get a more reliable ranking. If you are that way inclined you may want to hop over to his blog CopyWrite for a thorough explanation of these methodological issues.
I am happy to announce that my blog has moved into the top 50 at rank 37 (from my outsider position last year of 51 – sounds a bit like horse racing doesn’t it) -yabbadabbadoo!!!
The wonderful Graham Nunn from Another Lost Shark has glided past me in the murky waters of this river of blogs to rank at 22 – that’s another yabbadabbadoo!!!